Conflict in Syria – level 2

16-04-2018 07:00

On April 7th, there was a chemical attack in Duoma, Syria. Forty to sixty people died and between 500 to 1,000 people needed medical help.

Washington and London said that they are sure that the Syrian government carried out the attack. Russia, on the other hand, said that Britain staged the attack, so it could attack Syria.

The USA, UK and France attacked Syria. Prime Minister Theresa May talked about it and said that chemical weapons storage and production facilities were hit.

Difficult words: stage (prepare, make), storage facility (a building where something is stored – kept for future use), facility (building).

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